Rear Workout Exercises

All Exercises -> Rear

(20) - Isolation (1) - Compound (12) - Dumbbell (5) - Barbell (1) - Cable (1) - Ball

Rear Muscle

wrist extensors, wrist flexors, forearms, arm, forearm Muscle Anatomy
Function
The fuction of the forearms is for wrist extension, abduction, adduction and finger extension/abduction.
Training
Training the forearms is usually one of the easier muscle groups to train because when you use dumbbells your forearms are always working against gravity to hold onto the weights. If you plan on training forearms on their own day, pick a lower body day.Carpal Tunnel Syndome is associated with forearms and please take a break from forearm training if you feel pain or any irritation in your forearms.
butt, bum, rear hips, glutes, gluteus maximus, ass, lower body Muscle AnatomyThe gluteus maximus is make up of upper fibers and lower fibers.
Function
The function of the gluteus maximus is hip extension, hip external rotation, hip transfsverse abduction and hip adduction.
Origin
The origin of the gluteus maximus is onto the Ilium, sacrum and the fascia of the lumbar area.
Insertion
The insertion is onto the femur and tibia.
rear deltoid, shoulder, rounded shoulders, posterior deltoid, rear shoulder Muscle AnatomyThe posterior deltoid is the smallest of the deltoid muscles. It is also the most important muscle to help give you the 'rounded shoulder' look.
Function
The function of the posterior deltoid/shoulder muscle is for shoulder extension, transverse extension, transverse abduction and external rotation.
Origin
The origin of attaches onto the inferior edge (spine) on the scapula.
Insertion
The posterior deltoid muscle inserts onto the deltoid tuberosity of the humerous.
Training
There are not too many exercises to train the posterior deltoid. Make sure to switch between cables and free weights to change intensities on the muscle.

Exercises

PictureName of Exercise
Reverse Preacher CurlsReverse Preacher Curls Start by sitting in the machine as shown and reverse your hands as shown. This will work a your Brachialis and Biceps Brachii at a different angle than regular preacher curls. Ra...
Reverse CurlsReverse Curls
Stand upright with your back and head straight. Grasp a bar with an overhand grip at shoulder width and slowly raise the weight with your elbows tight into your body. Once the ...
Standing E-Z Curl Bar | Standing Barbell CurlStanding E-Z Curl Bar | Standing Barbell Curl The standing e-z curl bar curls for the biceps brachii and brachialis can be performed by standing up and having the bar infront of you with arms completely extended. Now r...
Preacher CurlsPreacher Curls Start with an ez-curl bar sitting at a preacher bench (as shown). Adjust the preacher bench so that it is comfortably in your armpit. With your arms extended and holding on to th...
Barbell CurlsBarbell Curls Stand upright with your back and head straight. Grasping a bar of a predetermined weight at shoulder width, slowly raise the weight with your elbows tight into your body. Once th...

Concentration CurlsConcentration Curls Start by sitting on a bench with one elbow resting on the same leg. The other arm should be between your legs and not resting against the other leg. Slowly grasp the weight and r...
Dumbbell CurlsDumbbell Curls This is performed by starting with dumbbells in either hand, sitting on a big ball, with your back and head straight, and palms facing forward. Raise the weight to touch your shou...
Hammer CurlsHammer Curls
While standing, grasp a dumbbell in each hand with your back and head straight, and palms facing each other. Raise the weight to touch your shoulder, keeping your elbows tight ...
Elastic Band Bicep CurlsElastic Band Bicep Curls Start by standing or sitting and with the band underneath your feet and your feet and shoulders relaxed raise the band using your biceps and until you have completed a curl as show...
Dumbbell Ball Preacher Bicep Isolation CurlDumbbell Ball Preacher Bicep Isolation Curl Start this bicep isolation exercise by kneeling overtop of a ball with a dummbell in one hand draped on top of the ball. With your one arm curl the weight until there there is jus...
Cable CurlsCable Curls
Stand facing a low pulley with a straigth bar attached to it. Grasp the bar with a shoulder width grip and arms extended down. Keeping the upper arm rigid, curl the bar up un...
21s21s
Stand upright with your back and head straight. Grasping a bar at shoulder width, slowly raise the bar halfway until the bar is parallel with the floor. Do this for 7 reps. Th...
Incline Dumbbell CurlsIncline Dumbbell Curls
Grasp a dumbbell in each hand, sit on an incline bench, with your back and head straight, and palms facing forward. Raise the weight to touch your shoulder, keeping your elbows...
Reverse Dumbbell Incline CurlsReverse Dumbbell Incline Curls
Grasp a dumbbell in each hand, sit on an incline bench facing the back pad, and palms facing forward. Raise the weight to touch your shoulder, keeping your elbows tight in to y...
Wrist CurlsWrist Curls
Sit on a bench with your forearms lying on top of your thighs and holding a barbell with an underhand grip. Bend your forward so that the bar is resting on your fingers. Curl...
Standing Wrist CurlsStanding Wrist Curls
Grab a barbell from behind you by reaching your arms back and using a underhand grip. Have your arms hang with barbell behind you and the bar resting in your fingers. Curl th...
Wrist ExtensionsWrist Extensions
Sit on a bench with your forearms lying on top of your thighs and holding a barbell with an overhand grip. Bend your forward so that the bar is resting on your fingers. Curl th...
Shoulder / Deltoid ExtensionsShoulder / Deltoid Extensions Start with the cable weight across your body as shown. Now raise the weight by pulling the weight across your body with your rear deltoid. This is an advanced exercise because of...
Dumbbell Lateral Inline Shoulder RaiseDumbbell Lateral Inline Shoulder Raise This dumbbell isolation shoulder exercise can be performed by lying on an incline bench with your upper body and one foot on the ground. Now with one hand holding a dumbbell and d...
Reverse Flies with Exercise Band Reverse Flies with Exercise Band Begin with an exercise band and wrap it around something while grasping the elastic by the two hand grips. Now slowly bring the handles backwards behind your back with your arms a...
Machine Rear Deltoid LateralsMachine Rear Deltoid Laterals
Sit on a Pec Deck machine facing the back pad. Either grasp the handles or place your arms behind the arm pads. Bring your arms back as far as comfortable and hold. Reverse ...
Rear Raises (On the Ball)Rear Raises (On the Ball) With the weights between your legs and palms in, keeping your back and head level with the ground. As well, as your knees at a ninety degree angle raise the weights with your palm...
Elastic Band Rear RaisesElastic Band Rear Raises Start by bending over with an elastic band underneath your feet and your arms perpendicular to the floor. Now raise your arms out to the side so that your arms are now parallel to...



Cardiovascular

PictureName of Cardiovascular Exercise
SquashSquash:Squash is a great anaerobic exercise that can be played by all ages. Here are some great squash lin...
YogaYoga:Yoga isn't usually considered a cardio exercise but it does make you sweat and improves your flexibi...

Plyometric

ImageName of Plyometric
Jump Rope - Plyometric ExerciseJump Rope: Start with a skipping rope and jump while the rope is going underneath your feet. Visit
ImageName of Flexibility Exercise
Forearm Stretch - StretchForearm Stretch: Start by holding one hand by the fingers and pulling back until you feel the stretch. See the pictu...
Back / Rhomboid Stretch - StretchBack / Rhomboid Stretch: To complete this exercise complete the following:
- Cross one arm in front of your body.
...
Tricep and Lat Stretch - StretchTricep and Lat Stretch: Tricep and Deltoid stretch is completed by the following instructions:
- Place both arms overhe...

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